The Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL is part of the ETH Domain. Approximately 600 people work on the sustainable use and protection of the environment and on the handling of natural hazards.
The Community Ecology Research Unit investigates how above- and below-ground ecosystem processes affect organisms and biotic communities. For the Plant-Animal Interactions Research Group we are searching for a duration of 2 years, starting in April 1, 2023, or by agreement, a
Technical Specialist in Ecology 80-100% (f/m/d)
You will be responsible for planning and conducting field and laboratory work in various projects. You will maintain research plots and experiments, sample and process data including basic data analyses independently and with high quality awareness. You are looking forward to learning new techniques and methods, as well as guiding students. You will be holding responsibility for most of your work, but also collaborate closely with scientific staff.
You have a Master's degree or PhD in biology, environmental, natural or soil sciences. You are capable of field work, have experience collecting abiotic and biotic samples as well as processing them in the laboratory. You have good taxonomic and ecological knowledge of plants, above and/or belowground invertebrates. Understanding of the interactions between these organisms and ecosystem functioning is a plus. As a highly motivated and creative team player, you enjoy working in an international and dynamic research team, but also independently. Ideally, you are fluent in both German and English. You possess a valid driver's license and are an experienced driver.
Please send your complete application to Beatrice Lamprecht, Human Resources WSL, by submitting the requested documents via our application portal. Applications by e-mail and by post will not be considered. If you have any questions, please contact PD Dr. Anita C. Risch, Tel. +41 (0)44 739 23 46. WSL aims to increase the proportion of women, so qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.